• Magazine

    A new crisis service

    Amid calls to defund and ultimately abolish the police, we spoke to the people who are already working on replacing the police with crisis workers in Canada.

  • Online-only

    Comic: No police at overdoses

    Police often show up at overdose scenes when someone calls 911 – despite the fact that police presence has not been requested nor is it warranted. This short comic illustrates some of the findings of a new report on Canada’s Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act.

  • Online-only

    Police protect corporations, not people

    From Wet’suwet’en to the Co-op refinery picket line, cops are acting as a central impediment to a liveable climate future

  • Sask Dispatch

    Regina’s 92-million-dollar problem

    A crisis of underfunded social programs leads to an increased crime rate, which is used to justify ballooning police budgets. Activists are making the case for defunding the police.

  • Sask Dispatch

    Does Saskatchewan need a citizen watchdog for the police?

    A fatal police-involved shooting has prompted calls for Saskatchewan to create an independent citizen oversight body. But what if most civilian committees aren’t made up solely of civilians at all?

  • Magazine

    Sending Josephine home

    Josephine Pelletier was shot to death by Calgary police in May. Her life and death shed light on the complicated interplay between colonialism, incarceration, and police brutality. This is her story.

  • Magazine

    Racism, death, and hard truths in a northern city

    In her new book, Seven Fallen Feathers, journalist Tanya Talaga delves into the stories of seven Indigenous students in Thunder Bay whose lives were cut short.

  • Magazine

    Infiltrated!

    When the Indigenous Peoples’ Solidarity Movement of Ottawa was infiltrated by a police officer, organizers were left feeling betrayed and paralyzed. How did they rebuild and strengthen their movement?

  • Magazine

    School Dispatch

    Police officers are stationed in high schools across Toronto under the guise of ensuring school safety. With powers to search and arrest students, they criminalize student conduct and build mistrust and alienation among marginalized students.

  • Online-only

    Police are the Dogs that Keep my People Down

    An interview with Simon Ash-Moccasin

  • Online-only

    I was racially profiled, roughed up, & detained by police for being Indigenous

    It’s time to speak out.

  • Magazine

    “Sheriff John Brown always hated me”

    Afrikans living in Toronto and across Canada face targeted police profiling and violence. Organizer Ajamu Nangwaya explains why and what can be done.